Trigger Warning: this post discusses sexual assault and rape.
ASAP posted testimonials inside the Campus Center.
In the face of national incidents such as the Stuebenville rape cases, the Tufts community has come together to speak out against the rape culture on college campuses across the country.
Students may have seen the testimonials of sexual assault survivors in the Mayer Campus Center, and others may have heard the so called “consent vigilantes” outside the buses before they departed for Winter Bash.
Some of the leading voices in this educational and activist movement have been members of Tufts Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) and the Consent Culture Network.
“We’re really trying to be a pressence for consent, promote awareness of it, and promote awareness of the resources on campus,” said freshman Bruce Bausk, a member of ASAP, told the Daily.
After their last nights dancing on the Cohen Auditorium stage, the seniors Spirit of Color (SoC) dance group were emotional and nostalgic. Take a look at their ’senior dance’ one last time and hear about their favorite moments dancing over the last four years:
The Tufts Department of Drama and Dance presents for a second weekend Charles Mee’s ‘bobrauschenbergamerica,’ directed by Natalya Baldyga in collaboration with Daniel McKusker. The play is an unconventional piece that combines chickens, roller skating, americana, dance and audience participation for a truly unique, immersive theater experience.
Watch a preview of the show here:
Performances are Thursday-Saturday April 18-20 at 8PM in Balch Arena Theater. Tickets for Thursday’s performance are only $1, while Friday and Saturday’s cost $7.
North Korea has been in the news recently for it’s recent threats of nuclear proliferation, but the new student group LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) is looking to educate students about the refugee crisis in the East Asian nation. See their advocacy in the works here:
Practice your tongue twisters and put on your thinking caps, because Tufts will be hosting a Spelling Bee on Monday and Tuesday night. Well – Torn Ticket II will be holding it’s workshop production of the classic musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in Barnum 008. To get a dose of some of the laughs, catchy tunes, and ridiculous antics, watch the preview below:
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed in Barnum 008 at 8PM on Monday April, 15 and 9:15PM on Tuesday April 16. Admission is free with no tickets required.
Torn Ticket II’s workshop production of Cunningham and Saltzman’s “I Love You Because” premieres Friday and Saturday at 8PM in the Crane Room. Hear some of the catchy tunes and hear from one of it’s stars, Maya Grodman, and music director Melissa Weikart in this video:
Representative Ed Markey, who is running for John Kerry’s vacated Senate seat, visited the Tufts Democrats and other students to discuss pressing political issues and his campaign. Watch a snippet of the speech here, and read more about the campaign in today’s issue of The Daily:
With all of the students at tufts studying international relations, peace and justice, and political science, you’d think that it’d be easy for Jumbos to solve conflicts, right? Well students who participated in the annual Field Exercise in Peace and Security (FieldEx), a simulation of political conflict complete with fabricated roles, paint ball gun warfare, and negotiating accords with the enemy that gives a more practical approach to learning about war and diplomacy.
Take a look at what the FieldEx experience is like: